A detective on vacation is drawn into solving a murder mystery at a neighbor's home. Well, it wasn't much of a mystery. The identities of the murderers were obvious, no sleuthing needed, but there was one death that needed solving.
John Miljan, who I enjoyed in http://www.archive.org/details/the_ghost_walks"
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, was miscast as the detective. Lovely Irene Ware, good in http://www.archive.org/details/the_dark_hour"
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, did well in her limited role as his love interest. Iris Adrian is fine in her role at the center of the mystery. Noel Madison played his usual gangster role well enough. He had a juicier part in http://www.archive.org/details/black_raven"
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This isn't one of the better detective stories here at IA. Situations often seemed forced, as in the first scene. Dialog and cues were sometimes clumsy, making the detective appear slow-witted.
I downloaded the 673MB AVI file. Video and audio quality were good.